Environmental science

Work to find sustainable solutions to issues facing the environment.

Why study Environment & sustainability online?

Focus on the environment and finding workable sustainable solutions when you study sustainability. Engage with policy, planning and behaviour while you collect and apply data and information. Take the chance to make your mark on a sustainable future.

An understanding of environmental management and sustainable planning will be valuable in many fields going forward. You’ll find studying sustainability especially relevant for careers based in consulting, planning, policy, the not-for-profit sector, and government.

Whether you’re fitting further study in around your job or looking to level up with a new qualification, studying sustainability is a great way to future-proof your career.


  • Critically appraise legislation.
  • Communicate to audiences in a meaningful fashion.
  • Explore the impact of international developments in sustainability.


  • Understand how to process and apply data.
  • Explore local and international sustainability policy.
  • Look for sustainable solutions to societal problems.
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Environment & sustainability stories

Become an urban planner

Help to create a better world.

Is our future green?

Help find a sustainable path.

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During your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.

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